‘Vile’ abuser from St Neots jailed for three years

A man who subjected his girlfriend to a campaign of violent and controlling abuse has been jailed.

Date announced for opening of new Huntingdon bypass

The date has been set for the opening of the Huntingdon section of the long-awaited A14 upgrade – vehicles will be able to use the new 12-mile bypass from December 9.

Arrests made after ‘100mph police chase’ that started on A14

Two people have been arrested after a pursuit that started on the A14 this morning (Tuesday).

Government u-turn on infected blood payments for families following shocking evidence at inquiry

The government has reversed its decision not to support bereaved children and parents of the infected blood scandal, following the final testimonies at the Infected Blood Inquiry in London.

REVIEW: Eddie Izzard at Cambridge Corn Exchange: ‘Make humanity great again’

Wunderbar is Eddie’s last tour before he intends to sink his teeth into politics. He has offfered to stand for election as an MP, MEP or for Mayor of London. He will fit in somewhere.

Festive free parking offer set to return to Huntingdonshire in build up to Christmas

Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) has announced that parking in the district will be free after 3pm in the run up to Christmas.

Police issue dispersal order following illegal rave in St Neots

Police officers have spent the morning trying to shut down an illegal rave at an industrial park in St Neots.

Police appeal for information following sexual assaults

Officers investigating two sexual assaults against teenage girls in Huntingdon and St Neots have released an image of a man they wish to speak to.

Work on flood defences finishes for year but design changes mean project will be delayed

A programme of work to improve flood defences along the Ouse Washes flood storage reservoir has been completed by the Environment Agency for this year, but delays mean the project will take longer than expected to complete.

Huntingdon pub wins diamond award for the high standard of its toilets

A Huntingdon pub has won acclaim for the quality and standards of its toilets – in the Loo of the Year Awards 2019.

Inquest opened into death of man who was stabbed in St Neots

The inquest into a man from Huntingdon who died after being stabbed in Eaton Socon has opened.

Inquest into death of father-of-five is opened

The inquest into a father-of-five who died following a suspected assault in Bury opened yesterday (Thursday).

Care home residents enjoyed Hallowe’en fun

Residents and staff at the Rheola Care Home, in St Ives, took part in a pumpkin carving competition on October 31.

Head ‘proud’ as school improves rating to good in inspection report

Staff and pupils at Eastfield Infant and Nursery School in St Ives are celebrating after being rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.

Aldi calls on charities and community groups to register for festive food donations

Retailer Aldi is embracing the season of goodwill this year and is calling on charities and community groups across Huntingdonshire to register so that they can collect food donations on Christmas Eve.

Inquest opened into death of man who stabbed in St Neots

The inquest into a man from Huntingdon who died after being stabbed to death in Eaton Socon has opened.

Investigation launched following death of a man trapped in building at construction site

An investigation has been launched following the death of a man on a construction site in Alconbury yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.

Farmer handed suspended sentence over failure to dispose of dead pigs

A farmer from Ellington, who tried to hide dead pigs from inspection teams, has been handed a suspended sentence.

County mayor says combined authority will not be declaring a climate change emergency

The mayor of Cambridgeshire says the combined authority will not be declaring a climate change emergency.

We still need your help to clean up the district

The team here at the Hunts Post are still recruiting an army of people from around the district to help keep the streets of Huntingdonshire tidy.

Huntingdon community group’s come together to host free Halloween event

The Oxmoor Community Action Group will be hosting a free Halloween firework display on Thursday.

Can you help to identify the people in this old photograph?

In September, we published a photograph taken in 1956 at the annual Fatstock dinner in St Neots. It was sent in by Brian Storey, a former auctioneer, who, thanks to some help from readers, has been able to put names to most of the people in the image.

Jail for prolific thief who stole from shops in St Ives

A thief who went on a five-month spree stealing clothes, toothpaste, handbags and a shower has been jailed.

Round-up of Firework displays in the area

The Hunts Post has put together a list of the firework displays taking place in the area.

Inspectors call for improvements but say progress has been made

A school in Huntingdon has been rated ‘requires improvement’ by education watchdog Ofsted following an inspection, but has been praised for “significant improvements” since its last visit.

Warning to would-be puppy owners after animal is seized from home

Cambridgeshire households are being warned about the dangers of buying pets from abroad, after a puppy was seized from a home in Ramsey.

Figures on child sex offences published and NSPCC says more needs to be done to avert “nationwide crisis”

Cambridgeshire police recorded 661 sexual offences against children in 2018/19, new figures have revealed.